OSA's Digital Library

Optics InfoBase > Conference Papers > QAO > 2007 > QTuC > Page QTuC4 © 2007 OSA

Conference Paper
Quantum-Atom Optics Downunder
Wollongong Australia
December 3, 2007
Tuesday Session III (QTuC)

The EPR Effect and Nonlocality of a Single Photon

Steven Jones and Howard Wiseman

View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (242 KB) Note that full-text PDFs from conferences typically contain 1-3 pages of content, some or all of which might be an abstract, summary, or miscellaneous items.





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations
  • Export Citation/Save Click for help

Abstract

The EPR effect, for a bipartite pure quantum system, is that “as a consequence of two different measurements performed upon the first system, the second system may be left in states with two different wavefunctions.” In a recent work [Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 140402 (2007)] we provided an operational definition of this effect that works also for mixed states. Here we apply this concept to a split single photon state (|1,0>+|0,1>)/√2. Using only homodyne detection it seems impossible to violate a Bell inequality with this state. However, it is possible to demonstrate the EPR effect, even with substantial vacuum admixture.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.6570) Quantum optics : Squeezed states

Citation
S. Jones and H. Wiseman, "The EPR Effect and Nonlocality of a Single Photon," in Quantum-Atom Optics Downunder, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper QTuC4.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=QAO-2007-QTuC4


Sort:  Journal  |  Reset

References

References are not available for this paper.

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited